• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2020, Volume: 7, Issue: Supplementary 3, Pages: 7–8

Original Article

Prevention of Fire in Tall Buildings


Fire outbreak in a building will, obviously, create panic and confusion in people occupying it. Fire causes slight to full damage to properties, persons and also in worst cases, leads to collapse of structures. If the fire intensity is more, there are chances that it may affect the neighbouring structures. Fire resistance of different building materials will not be the same, and their behavior during fire will be a major issue, once fire outbreaks. This paper highlights some of the aspects of fire safety in a building, and also some of the precautions we can take during such fires.

Keywords: Buildings, Fire Safety, Fire Control


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